Combat Pistol




This two day course has been designed to provide students with education, training, and advanced skill development in tactical shooting with the handgun. Students will receive education and training that has specifically been designed to increase individual safety and survivability by building good combat habits on the range. Students will enhance marksmanship skills and individual lethality though realistic combat drills and the application of the fundamentals of combat shooting.

By attending this course, students will improve individual safety and survivability by focusing on the critical aspects of lethal force engagements that directly relate to survivability.

Students will increase individual skills and lethality with the handgun by understanding and applying improved methods of gripping the weapon, drawing, and presenting it to the target, employ advanced sight management, trigger management and recoil management techniques.

Students will receive training that will improve their weapons handling procedures to increase first round speed and accuracy from the holster, improve combat reloading techniques, and help them identify and clear stoppages faster and more efficiently.

2 Days

Open Enrollment course.


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* Dates are subject to change.



Basic Pistol Course




  • Lethality & Survivability Brief
  • Pistol Operator Shooting Standards
  • Enhancing Draw to First Shot
  • Rapid Aiming Method
  • Trigger Management 1
  • Tactical Reloading Procedures
  • Improving the Double Action Press
  • High & Low Ready Positions
  • Scanning & Assessing Procedures
  • Trigger Management 2
  • Shooting While Moving
  • Identifying and Clearing Stoppages
  • Target Transitions
  • Turning to Engage Threats
  • Trigger Management 3
  • Recoil Management Techniques
  • Target focused Shooting
  • Barricaded Shooting Techniques
  • Strong Hand Only Shooting
  • Strong Hand Only Reloading
  • Strong Hand Only Stoppage Clearances
  • Secondary Pistol Transitions
  • Testing & Evaluation



The following equipment list is considered to be the minimum standard for students to arrive with. Students may augment this list with other personal equipment as required.


  • Servicable Handgun
  • Holster (Outside waistband only)
  • Sturdy Belt
  • 3 Magazines
  • 2 Additional Magazine Pouches
  • Eye Protection


  • Ear Protection
  • Range Attire
  • Sturdy Footwear
  • Hydration Source




Pistol - 750 rounds

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